Literacy bill advances in Legislature, minus ‘science of reading’ phrase

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: March 11, 2020 11:55 AM CT | Published: March 11, 2020 11:43 AM CT
Special to the Daily Memphian

Marta W. Aldrich

Marta W. Aldrich is the senior statehouse correspondent at Chalkbeat Tennessee. A newswoman for The Associated Press for most of her career, Marta has covered state government, politics, business, education and other Tennessee news. She has served as news editor of United Methodist News Service and features editor of American Profile magazine. Marta is a graduate of Memphis City Schools and the University of Missouri School of Journalism.

The governor set aside $68 million in next year’s proposed budget to overhaul reading instruction. 


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